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Health-care costs worry baby boomers.

Canada’s baby boomers fear their golden years will be anything but rosy.

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‘Sandwich Generation’ squeezed by caring for parents and kids: BMO

Canadians in the sandwich generation are more than half a million dollars short of their individual retirement savings goal.

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Can an Attorney for Personal Care Make Decisions about Organ Donation?

Many people believe that a Power of Attorney for Personal Care is the proper tool in which to express their intention to donate organs. Is this correct? If so, does this mean that an attorney for personal care may be granted the authority to make decisions regarding the grantor’s organ donation?

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Changing Family Caregiver Dynamics Ramp Up the Importance of Long-Term Care Planning

Most people rely upon family members to provide long-term care.

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Can you help this family please?

This Alberta family has 3 babies fighting cancer. Can you help them find a temporary home in the Toronto area?

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Quebec’s right-to-die bill creates risks for patients.

The heated debate over end-of-life care, just got hotter!

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The unexpected costs of caring for your elderly parents.

Canadians today are finding themselves spending their own savings to care for their elderly loved ones.

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Ontario Family Caregivers Bill 21 Passes Final Vote

The legislation will allow caregivers to focus on providing care to their loved ones — without the fear of losing their job.

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Power of Attorney Abuses?

A former Toronto high society “Glitter Girl” is now facing charges that she defrauded an elderly Florida friend.

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Canadians spending more out of pocket on health care

Faster increases in spending for lower-income households may result in ‘inequities,’ StatsCan says

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